Freedom marches have a noble pedigree. Hundreds of thousands marched for racial equality in the 1960s US; among them was Martin Luther King Jr, who delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech at the march on Washington in 1963.
In Pakistan, a car bomb in the town of Dera Ghazi Khan killed 27 people and wounded 53.
What does a journalist do when a conspiracy-load of private emails sent between scientists lands on his desk that he has neither the time to read nor the skills to dissect?
The UN climate change conference opened in Copenhagen on 7 December. A leaked draft of a Danish document pointed to a divide between developed and developing countries on a future deal.
What drives countries into conflict? One of the most important findings about civil war is that economic factors such as growth and structure of income are significant triggers.
Thousands of Tamils have left military-run camps in northern Sri Lanka. People are free to leave, but must give their details in order to be monitored.
The Iraqi election will not be held in January, as the country's constitution requires.